Get caught up on the latest technology and startup news from the past week. Here are the most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of April 2, 2023.
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Most popular stories on GeekWire
A controversial capital gains tax was recently ruled constitutional by the Washington state Supreme Court. … Read More
A trio of former Dell EMC engineers are building a fleet of rentable robots to help companies crank out monotonous tasks amid a lingering labor shortage. … Read More
Tech layoffs and hiring freezes continue to impact the commercial real estate market in and around Seattle, according to a new report from Kidder Mathews. … Read More
AI-powered chatbots are already changing how professors teach, said University of Washington educators during a panel discussion Wednesday. … Read More
For many travelers, technology long ago supplanted travel agents for the basic booking of flights, hotels, and excursions. … Read More
Benji Barash and Yves Albers-Schoenberg experienced the challenges of robotics development while working on Amazon’s ambitious drone project. … Read More
The five finalists for CEO of the Year in the 2023 GeekWire Awards are taking on a broad and important range of challenges: workplace equity; machine learning and AI creation; identification and tracking; immigration application processes; and fending off bots. … Read More
The Seattle region’s impressive mix of doers and builders is the focus of a new ad campaign from Greater Seattle Partners, the public-private sector initiative that seeks to attract investment, companies and quality jobs to the area. … Read More
Longtime Seattle-area tech mainstay Minh Le has joined Stifel Bank as managing director, following a 14-year career with Silicon Valley Bank. … Read More
Climate tech startup Group14 is building a factory that it says will be the world’s largest producer of advanced silicon battery material — an ingredient that makes conventional lithium ion batteries more powerful and faster charging. … Read More